BELTON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' volleyball team saw its seven-match winning streak come to an end with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-27, 25-11 loss at American Southwest Conference leader Mary Hardin-Baylor on Friday night.
The Cru pulled away late in the first set, with a 6-2 run to close the set after it was 19-18. It was the same in the second set when UMHB led 16-15 but used a 7-1 run to take control.
It was the Cowgirls turn to take a late run in the third game. UMHB led 23-16 but the Cowgirls scored seven straight points to tie the set and then eventually won 27-25. In the final game UMHB won 12 of the last 14 points to secure the win.
The Cowgirls are now 11-9 overall and 8-5 in league play. UMHB improved to 19-7 and 12-1 in ASC action. HSU will play at Concordia at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
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